Back on Track With Your Thesis and Leaders’ Dialogue (All Students)

Registration is now open for: Getting Back on Track with your Thesis (increase motivation and improve strategies to complete your thesis!) Tuesday, October 16th, 9:00 am – 3:30 pm For a complete session description, see To register, please visit: Leaders’ Dialogue Series: On Making a Difference for Good (join Dr. Susan Porter in […]

Mary Jinglewski Chosen for ACCOLEDS Workshop

MLIS student Mary Jinglewski has been selected as the UBC iSchool student for the annual ACCOLEDS training workshop on social science data and GIS. ACCOLEDS, which stands for A COPPUL Consortium of Library Electronic Data Services, is hosting the workshop in Winnipeg, MB, November 27-29. All expenses are paid by the Data Liberation Initiative, and […]

Banned Books Week: Lawrence Public Library Creates Artistic Trading Cards

Article with trading card images for banned books:

Colloquium: American Children’s Literature Critic and Historian, Leonard Marcus

Sponsored by The University of British Columbia Master of Arts in Children’s Literature Program and The Vancouver Children’s Literature Roundtable Present A talk by world-renowned entitled: “‘Let the Wild Rumpus Start’: Maurice Sendak as Storyteller and Psychologist” Friday, October 12th, 2012, 4:30 – 5:30 PM The Lillooet Room, Room 301, Level 3, Chapman Learning Commons, […]

Thanks To All For Contributing To The Success Of The UNESCO Conference (All Students)

On behalf of myself and Ingrid Parent as co-organizers of the UNESCO conference, it is my great pleasure to thank all faculty and students who contributed to the great success of the UNESCO conference last week. While many names are given in the iSchool news on our website – including Professors Duranti as Program Chair, […]

Alexandra Bradley Named ARMA International Fellow

Congratulations to adjunct faculty member Alexandra “Sandie” Bradley, who has been named to the ARMA International Company of Fellows. She is the fourth Canadian to receive this distinction, the highest honour in the records management profession. She is ARMA International’s 47th Fellow since the award was created in 1990, honouring members who have “distinguished themselves […]

Job Action Information For Students (All Students)

UBC’s Vancouver campus has received strike notice from CUPE 116 as a result there could be job action on campus as early as Thursday, October 4, 2012. The University will remain open and maintain as normal operations as possible including the continuation of classes, programs and services. Students are expected to attend classes, labs and […]

UBC Academic Conference, QUEER U 2013 Call for ABSRACTS (All students)

The University of British Columbia’s annual “Queer U” Academic Conference will be hosted on February 9th (Saturday) 2013. The theme is “Fluidity of Queer Identities” and we are currently accepted abstracts from graduate students, established scholars and strong undergraduates. Attached, please find the official Call For Papers. The deadline is November 20th. Thank You — […]

Registration Open for Academic to Commercial Writing + Joy of Conflict Workshops

Registration is now open for: From Academic Researcher to Commercial Writer: this interactive session will provide insight into communicating your academic research to a general audience in various formats from opinion pieces to magazine articles to non-fiction books. Wednesday, October 10th, 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Location: Graduate Student Centre, 6371 Crescent Road, Point Grey […]

Dr. Julienne Molineaux to Discuss LAC After Merger

We are pleased to announce Julienne Molineaux , lecturer at the Auckland University of Technology, will be the guest speaker at the first of our Fall 2012 Colloquium Series. Dr. Molineaux will present her talk, “Library and Archives Canada, Ten Years After the Merger,” on Wednesday, October 3, 12-1 p.m., in the Dodson Room of […]

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